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mediageek 4 June 2009 part 2: More with Alec Foege

This is more of my conversation with Alec Foege, discussing Clear Channel Communications and the decline of commercial radio. In this portion we discuss Clear Channel’s political leanings, Rush Limbaugh and the potential for a revival of commercial radio.

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mediageek radioshow 4 June 2009: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Fall of Commercial Radio

This week’s guest is Alec Foege, author of the book Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Fall of Commercial Radio. We talk about how a small, regional radio broadcast company from San Antonio turned into the largest radio broadcaster in the country, along with becoming the poster child for the destruction of commercial radio.

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On This Week’s Show: Clear Channel and the Decline of Commercial Radio

I’m excited to have as this week’s guest Alec Foege author of the book Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Decline of Commercial Radio, now out in paperback. We’ll talk about how a little regional Texas broadcast company grew into the nation’s biggest radio owner, changing the fundamentals of the radio business in the process.

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